Integration - HIV/AIDS, International Policies, U.S. Foreign Assistance

Silent No More: Gender Norms and HIV/AIDS

The large banner stretched across busy Langata Road near Nyayo football stadium in Nairobi, Kenya declares, “We CAN End All Violence Against Women” as the traffic jam below grinds on. It signals the annual “16 Days of Activism” campaign – … Continue Reading

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Family Planning, Integration - HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health Supplies, U.S. Foreign Assistance

“The Silent Partner” Premieres in Nairobi, Kenya

The world premiere of “The Silent Partner: HIV in Marriage” in Nairobi, Kenya yesterday drew a crowd of 131 attendees, plus 39 members of the media. The event was held in a lovely room in the City Centre’s Nairobi Hilton, … Continue Reading

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Asia Pacific Alliance Spreads Its Wings

One of the unique features of the Asia Pacific Alliance (APA) is that it brings together reproductive health (RH), family planning (FP), development and environment nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). We in the movement know that all of our activities are linked … Continue Reading

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Integration - HIV/AIDS

Weighing the Evidence: Prioritizing Prevention in the Fight Ahead

Does HIV/AIDS still require an exceptional response? That question framed the interactive discussion hosted by the Caucus for Evidence-Based Prevention at the International AIDS Conference.     Mitchell Warren (AVAC) launched the dialogue by quoting Richard Horton (The Lancet): “In 2031 … Continue Reading

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Take a Selfie, Change the World?

From being named Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year in 2013 to stealing the show at this year’s Oscars, the “selfie” has already become an inescapable part of our popular culture. Now, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is hoping … Continue Reading